Police Looking For Driver In Fatal L.I. Hit-And-Run

Jennifer Wheeler (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Jennifer Wheeler (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)


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WEST BABYLON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Police in Suffolk County are trying to find a driver who they said killed a woman in a hit-and-run crash last month.

It happened back on Oct. 7 in West Babylon.

Around 1:30 a.m., 30-year-old Jennifer Wheeler was hit by a car on Sunrise Highway about near Jerome Avenue, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

Anyone with information should call police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.